Month: February 2021

sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 24/Feb/2021
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Sahrawi Army prevents Moroccan occupation forces from expanding its sand walls, kills soldiers and destroys equipment

Units of the Saharan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) launched Tuesday morning, 23 February, a fierce attack against Moroccan occupation forces, which were trying to build a sand wall in the Atouizki area. During this attack, the SPLA killed enemy soldiers, injured several others, destroyed two vehicles, two bulldozers, according to…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 23/Feb/2021
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Sahrawi army intensifies its attacks against Moroccan occupation army bases

Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) units have launched new attacks targeting Positions of the Moroccan occupation forces along the berm, according to military communiqué No.103 issued by the Sahrawi Defence Ministry on Monday. The military communiqué stated that the Sahrawi army "carried out today (Monday) and yesterday (Sunday), intensive attacks,…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 23/Feb/2021
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US State Department: We continue to support UN efforts to find just solution to Western Sahara issue

US State Department spokesperson, Ned Price, confirmed on Monday that his country would continue to support the United Nations process to find a just and lasting solution to the Western Sahara issue. In a press conference, the US official renewed Washington’s support for the work of the United Nations Mission…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 22/Feb/2021
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EU follows developments in Western Sahara, supports UN efforts to find peaceful settlement

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, stated Monday that the European Union is closely following the situation in Western Sahara, especially after the developments that took place in Guerguerat that led to the outbreak of the war.…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 22/Feb/2021
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Sahrawi army continues attacks on Moroccan occupation forces

The units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) continued their attacks against the Moroccan occupation forces for the 102nd consecutive day, said Sunday a communiqué of the Sahrawi Ministry of Defense. According to the communiqué "the advanced units of the SPLA carried out Sunday attacks against the positions of…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 21/Feb/2021
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Family of Sahrawi human rights activist Sultana Khaya stages an open sit-in to protest against harassment of Moroccan occupation authorities

The family of Sahrawi human rights activist, Sultana Sedibrahim Khaya, announced Sunday an open sit-in in front of the family home, as the Moroccan occupation authorities continue their military siege of the house in the occupied city of Boujdour in defiance of all international norms and covenants. Formations of occupation…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 20/Feb/2021
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American diplomat: Biden administration is reviewing Trump’s declaration on Western Sahara, contacts are under way in UN with regional actors

Chargé d’Affaires Conrad Tribble at the US Embassy in Spain revealed Saturday that President Joe Biden's administration is reviewing all decisions made by former President Trump, including the announcement of the recognition of the Moroccan alleged sovereignty over Western Sahara. In an interview with the Spanish daily El Pais, the…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 20/Feb/2021
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Kerry Kennedy: ‘Biden must undo Trump’s damaging decision on Western Sahara’

Kerry Kennedy 19 Feb 2021 In August 2012, my daughter Mariah and I took part in an international human rights delegation trip to Western Sahara, where we met with hundreds and hundreds of victims of abuse. People there told us they had been threatened, beaten, raped, tortured and had family…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 18/Feb/2021
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27 U.S. senators call on Biden to reconsider Trump’s decision

Twenty-seven (27) members of the U.S. Congress addressed a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden asking him to "reverse" the decision of his predecessor, Donald Trump on the recognition of Morocco's alleged sovereignty over Western Sahara and to re-engage the United States in supporting the holding of a referendum on…

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sumoudsh - 2 years ago at 18/Feb/2021
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After Burundi, Zambia withdraws its illegal consulate from occupied Western Sahara

The Zambian government on Wednesday revealed in a letter in response to what was circulated about the decision to close its illegal consulate from the occupied territories of Western Sahara that, “Zambia has no longer any consulate in Western Sahara, after the closure of the so-called Consulate General,” APS reported…

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